Don't Look Up: the first good movie about climate changeAdam McKay's new movie isn't about climate change -- it's about an oncoming comet -- but it captures, like no work of art has, some of the strange …
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Rooftop solar and home batteries make a clean grid vastly more affordableDistributed energy has often been seen as a more expensive alternative to utility-scale power plants, but new modeling reveals that it is actually a…
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Another note to readersAn update on some life circumstances of the adverse variety.
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Clean energy and politics, electrified
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A guest essay from architect and urbanist Mike Eliason on the coolest trends in European cities, where they are converting brownfields to ecodistricts…
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The lovely Ford Mustang Mach-E and the danger of electric carsI recently had the opportunity to drive Ford's new electric Mustang for a week. For someone like me, coming from a 2009 Prius, it's mind-blowing. But…
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A note to readers Yeah, so, I'm losing my ability to type. It's not great.
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How has your view of American politics changed?
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Some thoughts on the Inflation Reduction ActI've got lots of things to say about the Inflation Reduction Act, and my tendonitis won't allow me to type, so I decided to say it all into a…
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They are bad and symbolize bad things.
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Minerals and the clean-energy transition: the basicsThe clean-energy transition will require huge amounts of key minerals like lithium and cobalt, used to make cleantech like batteries & wind turbines…
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Volts podcast: what to make of the Democrats' last-minute climate billA detailed conversation with energy experts Jesse Jenkins & Leah Stokes about what is in the climate/energy portion of the Inflation Reduction Act…
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